Chrysocolla is a hydrated copper silicate belonging to the Silicate Class of minerals. This mineral is amorphous meaning that it does not have a coherent crystalline structure. Chrysocolla forms in the oxidation zones of copper rich ore bodies.
Pure chrysocolla is soft and fragile and therefore not appropriate for use in jewellery. However, chrysocolla often is "agatised" in chalcedony quartz and it is the quartz that provides the stone with its polish and durability. Druzy Chrysocolla is a rock composed of agatised chrysocolla with a crust of small sparkling quartz crystals in small cavities. These crystals can be found in Israel, USA, Democratic Republic of Congo and the UK.
Chrysocolla is well known amongst the American Indian cultures who have been using it as a healing stone for strengthening the body's resistance and for calming upset feelings. Their leaders utilised chrysocolla's powers to encourage peace between nations. It is traditionally the stone of musicians. This stone can be used to erect a gentle but effective force field around the home against unpleasant of intrusive neighbours.
Chrysocolla has a unique green-blue colour but it can vary widely from more blue to more green, often in the same specimen.
This stone appears as dull or vitreous and waxy and is translucent to opaque.
Chrysocolla is found in massive forms that can be crusts, stalactites and in a botryoidal form. This stone can form as inclusions in other minerals such as quartz.
CHRYSOCOLLA and THE CHAKRAS
Chrysocolla cleans and re-energises the chakras and aligns them with the divine. If placed on the solar plexus chakra, chrysocolla will draw out negative emotions such as guilt and other self destructive emotions.
Chrysocolla placed on the heart chakra will heal heartache and increase your capacity to love yourself and others.
Placed on the throat chakra it improves your communication skills but also lets you know when to be silent.
CHRYSOCOLLA and physical health
Chrysocolla facilitates the healing of throat inflammation and infection particularly of the tonsils. This stone will ease congested lungs and increase your breathing capacity this is particularly good for people who have COPD, bronchitis and asthma.
Chrysocolla because it is such a gentle healing stone will assist in balancing and healing stomach ulcers, stomach ache and other digestive tract issues. It activates and heals your gallbladder by reducing the effects of nausea, pain and other symptoms relating to the problem. This stone detoxifies and fortifies your liver functions including bloating, pain, fatty buildup and jaundice.
Chrysocolla will assist women who wish to get pregnant by healing and enhancing their reproductive organs. If you are getting ready for childbirth this is the ideal stone to help you move to the next step of having a healthy baby. Chrysocolla will alleviate PMS and all menstrual cramping.
Chrysocolla lowers fever, blood pressure, strengthens your immune system and will speed up the healing of burns. It has been known to reduce the pain and stiffness of carpal tunnel syndrome and accelerate the natural healing of burns.
Chrysocolla assists in the release of stress, anxiety and other fear based imbalances in the body. It can assist in the regulation of the thyroid and adrenals. It is excellent for sore throats, laryngitis and for support of the larynx in general. Chrysocolla reduces inflammation in the body. Before surgery or dental work, keep this stone close at hand. Afterwards, hold this stone with the intention of reducing bleeding, swelling and inflammation while promoting healing. Chrysocolla can be used to support you when healing from cancer. It will support you from puberty to menopause as it provides a calming vibration to ease PMS and menopause symptoms.
Chrysocolla absorbs pain and fever, it regularises the thyroid gland and blood sugar levels. It will effectively ease trauma of all kinds. It is a stone that is recommended for victims of incest and for people who have suffered any form of sexual abuse.
CHRYSOCOLLA and your feelings
Chrysocolla can be used daily to bring light, love and healing into your life. This stone can help you express your feelings. It also inspires flexibility in your life and creativity in all things. Chrysocolla encourages to bring and understand the need for emotional balance. Chrysocolla has a gentle, soothing energy, if during meditation, it can help flush out and heal emotional blockage, giving sufferers of heartbreak and anguish the ability to make peace with the past, and regard the future with flexibility and patience.
Chrysocolla is a stone that sends tranquil and sustaining vibrations to you when the stone is worn or meditated with. It helps you communicate effectively with others. Chrysocolla draws off all negative energies. It helps to a adjust to situations that are constantly changing. Chrysocolla is ideal for relationships that are unstable by stabilising and healing both the home and personal interaction. Chrysocolla enhances your drive and ambition particularly if you are lazy and also improves nervousness and irritability.
Chrysocolla assists you in owning the value of your experiences, knowledge and contribution. It helps you feel more secure when communicating with others and helps dispel fear in social situations or when you are speaking in a highly charged emotional situation. It helps you in releasing patterns of sarcasm, criticism and facetiousness in your communication with others, as well as releasing the fear from which patterns stem.
Chrysocolla helps you achieve balance in the face of emotional challenges. It is beneficial for those who have experienced abuse - physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. Allow the healing vibrations of this stone to envelop those old wounds like a healing salve. Chrysocolla helps promote open and positive communication with people who are abusive or unhelpful. It can be useful if you have to deal with officials or those whose services you need, who persistently refuse to answer messages and questions. Chrysocolla is excellent for creative work. It will protect your computer from pornographic or unpleasant emails and guard your phone from malicious callers
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CHRYSOCOLLA and the mind
Chrysocolla encourages self awareness and inner balance. It imparts confidence and sensitivity.
This stone will enhance your personal power, inspire creativity and overcome phobias. Chrysocolla will give you motivation to begin and complete your tasks. This stone will help you keep a cool head in times of adversity, confrontation and it improves nervousness, anxiety and clarity.
If you find yourself disturbed by negative repetitive thoughts, work with chrysocolla to absorb and transform your angst. With this stone in hand, imagine those negative thoughts leaving and allow them to be tranformed into positive thought patterns.
CHRYSOCOLLA and the spirit
Chrysocolla supports women's internal physical healing. It promotes a connection with the Goddess and awareness of yourself as a part of the Goddess. This stone connects the thymus with the throat chakra for releasing grief, sadness and fear from the emotional and spiritual body. Chrysocolla gives you joy, certainty and peace. It supports emotional and spiritual healing from rape, incest, mastectomy or hysterectomy. Chrysocolla encourages you to embrace a balanced nature and self awareness. It helps you to accept situations that are constantly changing and enables you to pursue your own goals in spite of the up and downs.
Chrysocolla governs all aspects of sound healing, whether through words or sound frequencies. Its energy teaches you how sound affects your physical reality and how you can change that reality and how you can change that reality by adjusting the way you use your words. Chrysocolla's energy facilitates true communication between all beings by promoting the expression of heart energy. Chrysocolla aligns your consciousness with the Divine. Use it on the third eye and crown chakras during meditation. Allow it to help you when doing shamanic journey work or engaging in deep meditative practices. This stone symbolises the evolution of your spirit as it travels through time and experience. Use chrysocolla for inducing psychic dreams that answer your questions, sacred earth rituals and rituals that honour the mother goddess. It provides a focus when you want to attract love and banish fear.
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CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
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